Jan 17, 2013 4:00pm PST
time in 20 years pillar in -- 20 years. lance armstrong has been stripped of his mettle. the committee acted after the governing body found him guilty of systematic doping and stripped them of seven wins. there is speculation as to whether he will lead men to open or apologize. extremists are gaining ground militarily and they're also winning popular support. it has become increasingly powerful. the free syrian army is living in kidnapping. they met one of the leaders of the front and found this exclusive report. >> they are waiting for bread. eight hours. nothing is more emblematic of what they have captured, and everyone knows the reason. it is the free syrian army fighters that have eluded the supply. >> we have no bread, and no fuel, no power. she goes on to tell me that we used to live like kings. now the strong devour the week. there is an atmosphere of insecurity. there are kidnappings. support is slipping away in the free army. these men are the beneficiaries. for many in aleppo, they are saviors. to the united states, they are terrorists. in this secretive group agreed to spea
Jan 17, 2013 5:00am PST
developing regarding lance armstrong, the new embarrassment he faces this morning. >> and a sad hoax coming up, the story behind a star college football player and his dead girlfriend who never live from the kgo broadcast center this is abc7 news. >> good morning, on this thursday. thank you for joining us. i am kristen sze. >> another cold start to the morning and also a "spare the air" day, right, mike? >> it; our fifth of the winter season. everyone is doing a good job because we have not exceeded health standards during the first four "spare the air" days. live doppler 7 hd shows how quiet it is outside. still under high pressure. still under sinking air. santa rosa is half a mile visibility and with the moisture in the area black ice is possible on bridges and overpasses. mid-30's to upper 30's around the bay shore, to san francisco and half moon bay in the mid-40's. a lot of sunshine this afternoon, upper 50's to low 60's. >> capital expressway southbound at 680 emergency crews are tending to injuries there, and we have road work still eastbound dumbarton until 6:00 but not affecting
Jan 17, 2013 7:00am PST
is stripping lance armstrong of his olympic medal. armstrong won a bronze medal during the 2000 summer games in australia. the bike-racing star spent more than ten years strongly denying he ever used performance- enhancing drugs. but armstrong finally comes clean in a tv interview with opa winfrey airing tonight. >>> secretary of state, hillary clinton is set to testify before a senate panel next wednesday. we had already heard she will testify before the foreign affairs committee that same day. secretary clinton will be asked about the deadly september attack on the us consulate in benghazi. the head of the fbi is in tripoli, libya this morning. director robert mueller is getting an update into the investigation of last year's killing of chris stevens from the bay area and three other americans in the city of benghazi. there's been little news of progress in that investigation so far. >>> berkeley police searching for a bank robber. he robbed mechanic's bank on solano avenue shortly after it opened for business. police say he got away with an undisclosed amount of cash. no within was hurt.
Jan 17, 2013 6:00am PST
hostage. >>> new this morning, the ioc stripping lance armstrong of his bronze medal from the 2000 sidney olympics because of his involvement in doping. officials close to the decision say the committee sent a letter to armstrong asking him to return that medal. armstrong's interview with oprah in which he reportedly admits to doping is scheduled to air tonight. >>> sports world buzzing about monti te'o. a tweet says everything will be explained at noon today. >>> it's not clear this morning whether te'o knew his online love wasn't a real person. >> scott mcgrew says fake people are all over the internet. >> a huge problem for internet companies. not just fake nigerian bankers looking for money or fake girlfriends but entire fake accounts on services like facebook where more than 80 million accounts may not be real people. that's facebook's own estimates. that's the population of egypt. fake profiles are a problem. they mislead twiadvertisers int thinking people are paying more attention to products than they are. >>> you remember last week we were talking about a new offer from walmart.
Jan 16, 2013 1:40am PST
. >>> and to the latest on the lance armstrong case. armstrong may be coming clean to oprah, but that's not enough for anti-doping officials. they want the disgraced former champ to fully confess under oath if he wants to return to the sports world. right now, armstrong is banned for life from participating in any olympic competition. >> interesting one there, huh? >> i know. i understand now that oprah is sort of breaking it up into a two-day interview. at first it was just one day. there's so much interest in it. i think what's intriguing to me is that he may be giving up other names because he wants to have less -- i guess he doesn't want this lifetime ban. is he really going to compete at this stage of his life? >> he's 41 years old. i'm wondering what he really imagines what he wants to do. by the way, oprah says he didn't come clean in the manner she expected. she didn't really qualify that. we'll have to see the interview and see what she means. >> who knows? everybody is going to watch. i know i am. >>> we said this before here on "world news now," you never really know what's going to hap
Jan 19, 2013 11:00am PST
including americans being held at this gas plant by an al qaeda-linked terror group. lance armstrong admits he cheated and admits he deserved to be punished. the disgraced cyclist told oprah winfrey he does feel remorse for what he did and says cheating cost him sponsorships word about $75 million. he could lose a lot more as sponsors and supporters sue to get some of their own money back. >>> honda is recalling 748,000 of its odyssey minivans and pilot suvs. this is the second major recall of these models in just over a month. the company says there are problems with the assembly of the air bags on the driver's side. that could increase the risk of an injury in a crash. honda says it is not aware right now of any injuries that have occurred as a result of this problem. >>> so that's the news going on around the world right now. back to here, back to where we are in washington, the gorgeous national mall, people crowded behind us in this great weekend. >> it's a beautiful weekend. there's a big crowd beginning to gather. as the country's first african-american president gets ready to take t